The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 167 190 198
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Contract jobs citing Adobe 605 491 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.05% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 2.25% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 283 239
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £172 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £17.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.63 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +11.36%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22496 21802 24502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.51% 46.80% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12762 12179 12830
Average daily rate £388 £389 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1111 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 345 £375 +7.14% 96
South East +22 84 £313 +2.45% 42
North West +41 65 £340 -15.00% 15
Yorkshire +19 29 £164 -45.41% 7
East of England -32 28 £338 +1.12% 13
West Midlands -12 27 £275 -3.50% 6
East Midlands +12 15 £414 +451.66% 6
North East -14 5 £400 +117.68% 4
South West -37 5 £220 -24.78% 15
Midlands - - - -
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 612 (49.00%) HTML
2 509 (40.75%) CSS
3 464 (37.15%) Photoshop
4 391 (31.31%) JavaScript
5 356 (28.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 285 (22.82%) HTML5
7 235 (18.82%) Java
8 196 (15.69%) jQuery
9 192 (15.37%) Adobe CQ
10 186 (14.89%) Marketing
11 169 (13.53%) CSS3
12 158 (12.65%) E-Commerce
13 153 (12.25%) Flash
14 138 (11.05%) Microsoft
15 129 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
15 129 (10.33%) Degree
16 127 (10.17%) Axure RP
17 121 (9.69%) InDesign
17 121 (9.69%) CMS
18 118 (9.45%) Responsive Web Design
19 114 (9.13%) Finance
20 112 (8.97%) XML
21 111 (8.89%) MS Office
22 104 (8.33%) Web Design
23 103 (8.25%) Mobile App
24 101 (8.09%) Analytics
25 95 (7.61%) OO
26 90 (7.21%) Content Management
27 87 (6.97%) Dreamweaver
28 85 (6.81%) PHP

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 192 (15.37%) Adobe CQ
2 121 (9.69%) CMS
3 45 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 44 (3.52%) WordPress
5 18 (1.44%) LiveCycle
6 16 (1.28%) Mule
7 13 (1.04%) Node.js
7 13 (1.04%) FileNet
8 11 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.88%) IBM Notes
8 11 (0.88%) SAS
9 10 (0.80%) Documentum
9 10 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.64%) Apache
11 8 (0.64%) ArcGIS
11 8 (0.64%) Drupal
11 8 (0.64%) Confluence
12 7 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 464 (37.15%) Photoshop
2 356 (28.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 121 (9.69%) InDesign
4 111 (8.89%) MS Office
5 74 (5.92%) Adobe Captivate
6 68 (5.44%) MS Excel
7 66 (5.28%) OmniGraffle
8 51 (4.08%) Adobe After Effects
9 50 (4.00%) Fireworks
10 49 (3.92%) Acrobat
11 42 (3.36%) MS Visio
11 42 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
12 17 (1.36%) MS Project
13 12 (0.96%) AutoCAD
14 9 (0.72%) Revit
15 8 (0.64%) RoboHelp
16 7 (0.56%) PaintShop Pro
16 7 (0.56%) InfoPath
16 7 (0.56%) CINEMA 4D
16 7 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 42 (3.36%) SiteCatalyst
2 37 (2.96%) Magento
3 11 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.56%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.40%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.40%) Maximo
7 4 (0.32%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.24%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.24%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.24%) SAP HR-PA
9 2 (0.16%) Murex MxG2000
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.080%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.080%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.080%) Tridion
10 1 (0.080%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.080%) Summit
10 1 (0.080%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.80%) SaaS
2 5 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.080%) Responsys
5 1 (0.080%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.080%) GitHub
5 1 (0.080%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.76%) Internet
2 29 (2.32%) Intranet
3 14 (1.12%) LAN
4 6 (0.48%) FTP
4 6 (0.48%) HTTP
4 6 (0.48%) Extranet
4 6 (0.48%) VPN
5 5 (0.40%) DNS
5 5 (0.40%) Firewall
6 4 (0.32%) SSL
7 3 (0.24%) SAN
7 3 (0.24%) WAN
7 3 (0.24%) DHCP
8 2 (0.16%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.16%) SMS
8 2 (0.16%) Broadband
8 2 (0.16%) 3G
8 2 (0.16%) DSL
8 2 (0.16%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (4.40%) MySQL
2 47 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 12 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 11 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 10 (0.80%) Big Data
7 9 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
9 7 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
10 5 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.32%) KDB
12 3 (0.24%) Spotfire
12 3 (0.24%) QlikView
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.24%) SQL Navigator
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.16%) MS Access
13 2 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 127 (10.17%) Axure RP
2 87 (6.97%) Dreamweaver
3 68 (5.44%) Subversion
4 66 (5.28%) Git (software)
5 45 (3.60%) WebDriver
6 40 (3.20%) Jenkins
7 33 (2.64%) Cucumber
8 32 (2.56%) Grunt
9 31 (2.48%) Maven
10 28 (2.24%) TeamCity
11 27 (2.16%) Selenium
12 26 (2.08%) JUnit
12 26 (2.08%) Hudson
13 24 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 23 (1.84%) JBehave
14 23 (1.84%) Mockito
14 23 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (1.84%) Bower
15 19 (1.52%) Visual Studio
16 13 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 186 (14.89%) Marketing
2 114 (9.13%) Finance
3 68 (5.44%) Retail
4 59 (4.72%) Banking
5 50 (4.00%) Publishing
6 32 (2.56%) Advertising
7 27 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.08%) Multimedia
9 25 (2.00%) Automotive
9 25 (2.00%) Legal
10 23 (1.84%) Front Office
11 20 (1.60%) Investment Banking
12 19 (1.52%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.04%) Games
14 9 (0.72%) Interactive Media
15 7 (0.56%) Law
15 7 (0.56%) Back Office
16 5 (0.40%) Electronics
16 5 (0.40%) Military
17 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 467 (37.39%) Developer
2 392 (31.39%) Designer
3 108 (8.65%) User Experience Designer
4 96 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 92 (7.37%) Web Developer
6 82 (6.57%) Analyst
7 73 (5.84%) Web Designer
8 71 (5.68%) Architect
9 62 (4.96%) UI Designer
10 58 (4.64%) Visual Designer
11 53 (4.24%) UI Developer
12 44 (3.52%) Graphic Designer
13 43 (3.44%) Digital Designer
14 42 (3.36%) UI Programmer
15 38 (3.04%) Consultant
15 38 (3.04%) Java Developer
16 34 (2.72%) Senior Designer
17 30 (2.40%) Trainer
18 29 (2.32%) Junior
19 25 (2.00%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (49.00%) HTML
2 509 (40.75%) CSS
3 285 (22.82%) HTML5
4 196 (15.69%) jQuery
5 169 (13.53%) CSS3
6 153 (12.25%) Flash
7 112 (8.97%) XML
8 81 (6.49%) Apache Flex
9 73 (5.84%) AngularJS
10 72 (5.76%) XHTML
11 62 (4.96%) Ajax
12 58 (4.64%) JSON
13 46 (3.68%) .NET
14 43 (3.44%) Sass
15 42 (3.36%) JSP
16 35 (2.80%) Web Services
17 34 (2.72%) RESTful
18 32 (2.56%) Spring
19 25 (2.00%) ASP.NET
19 25 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.25%) Mobile App
2 68 (5.44%) Social Media
3 66 (5.28%) E-Learning
4 64 (5.12%) Graphic Design
5 41 (3.28%) Animation
6 37 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 28 (2.24%) RIA
8 27 (2.16%) iPhone
9 25 (2.00%) Visualisation
9 25 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.00%) W3C
10 23 (1.84%) Computer Science
11 19 (1.52%) Open Source
12 17 (1.36%) Copywriting
13 15 (1.20%) Blackberry
13 15 (1.20%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.04%) Photography
15 12 (0.96%) Digital Media
15 12 (0.96%) New Media
16 11 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 84 (6.73%) Android
2 82 (6.57%) Windows
3 53 (4.24%) Apple iOS
4 51 (4.08%) Linux
5 28 (2.24%) UNIX
5 28 (2.24%) Windows 7
6 26 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 21 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.80%) Windows 2000
11 9 (0.72%) Windows Vista
11 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.080%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.080%) HPUX
15 1 (0.080%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (12.65%) E-Commerce
2 129 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (9.45%) Responsive Web Design
4 104 (8.33%) Web Design
5 101 (8.09%) Analytics
6 95 (7.61%) OO
7 90 (7.21%) Content Management
8 81 (6.49%) SEO
9 76 (6.08%) Scrum
10 74 (5.92%) Web Development
11 53 (4.24%) Project Management
12 49 (3.92%) Web Analytics
13 48 (3.84%) TDD
14 47 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 43 (3.44%) SOA
16 42 (3.36%) Information Architecture
17 40 (3.20%) Usability Testing
18 39 (3.12%) MVC
19 38 (3.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 391 (31.31%) JavaScript
2 235 (18.82%) Java
3 85 (6.81%) PHP
4 70 (5.60%) SQL
5 35 (2.80%) C#
6 33 (2.64%) ActionScript
7 19 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
8 17 (1.36%) Ruby
8 17 (1.36%) Python
9 16 (1.28%) C++
10 13 (1.04%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.04%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.04%) ActionScript 2.0
11 10 (0.80%) Scala
12 9 (0.72%) C
13 8 (0.64%) XAML
14 7 (0.56%) ABAP
14 7 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.56%) Perl
15 5 (0.40%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 129 (10.33%) Degree
2 37 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.48%) MCP
5 5 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.16%) MOS
6 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.16%) MCITP
6 2 (0.16%) MCSE
6 2 (0.16%) CCNA
6 2 (0.16%) ISEB
6 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.080%) MCT
7 1 (0.080%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.080%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.080%) HP AIS
7 1 (0.080%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.080%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.68%) QA
2 7 (0.56%) WAI
3 6 (0.48%) SLA
4 3 (0.24%) WCAG
5 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.080%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.080%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.080%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (0.72%) SCCM
2 6 (0.48%) CA SiteMinder
2 6 (0.48%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.080%) WSUS
5 1 (0.080%) Puppet
5 1 (0.080%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.080%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.080%) Salt
Vendors
1 138 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 79 (6.33%) Oracle
3 52 (4.16%) SAP
4 24 (1.92%) Apple
5 23 (1.84%) Cisco
5 23 (1.84%) VMware
6 22 (1.76%) Citrix
7 21 (1.68%) McAfee
8 20 (1.60%) Orchard
9 19 (1.52%) IBM
10 18 (1.44%) Symantec
10 18 (1.44%) Google
11 17 (1.36%) hybris
11 17 (1.36%) JBoss
12 16 (1.28%) Omniture
13 14 (1.12%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.04%) Facebook
15 12 (0.96%) Twitter
15 12 (0.96%) Appcelerator
15 12 (0.96%) Lotus
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